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Ala. coast recovering from oil spill amid worries

When Ike Williams recently saw his first traffic jam of the year, he knew Alabama's beach economy was beginning to recover from the Gulf oil spill a year ago.Full story

'They feel an ownership of these beaches'

Oily crude stains South Alabama beaches

Reports of oil strike fear in heart of Florida

Scientists: Gulf health nearly at pre-spill level

Scientists judge the overall health of the Gulf of Mexico as nearly back to normal one year after the BP oil spill, but with glaring blemishes that restrain their optimism about nature's resiliency, an Associated Press survey of researchers shows. Full story

Buffet seeks to bring 'Parrotheads' to Gulf

  Singer Jimmy Buffet holds a free concert in Gulf Shores, Ala. NBC's Michelle Franzen reports.

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FILE - In this July 11, 2010 file photo, Jimmy Buffett performs in Gulf Shores, Ala. Buffett fell off a stage at the end of a concert in Sydney, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, and was rushed to the hospital. Australia's Daily Telegraph reports that audience members saw the 64-year-old fall face first off

An unidentified girl avoids puddles of oil on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., Friday, July 2, 2010. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon incident is expected to come ashore over the July 4th weekend.